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We have a u line 1175-re-00 refrigerator with an E-5 error

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We have a u line 1175-re-00 refrigerator with an E-5 error message. Need help !
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Robert Wotzak
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now. Please give me time to respond as typing, researching and adding links takes me time to do so please be patient and often I will ask you questions to narrow down the issue so do not rate me until we are done thanks.

The E5 code stands for a thermistor is been above a set point for more than 24 hours. If the unit is cooling you could just have a bad thermister. If not either the compressor is not running the unit is out of freon or there is a control issue on it.

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